1. (n.) Veneration or reverence of the Supreme Being, and love of his character; loving obedience to the will of God, and earnest devotion to his service.

2. (n.) Duty; dutifulness; filial reverence and devotion; affectionate reverence and service shown toward parents, relatives, benefactors, country, etc.

Tartuffery Tartuffism affectation affection allegiance ardor cant dedication deference devotedness devotion devoutness docility dutifulness enthusiasm faithfulness false piety falseness fealty fervor godliness goody-goodiness grace holiness hypocrisy insincerity loyalty mealymouthedness mummery obedience observance oiliness passion pharisaicalness pharisaism pietism pietisticalness piousness religionism religiosity religiousness respect reverence sanctimoniousness sanctimony sanctity self-righteousness snivel snuffle unction unctuousness veneration zeal


Pietra Dura
Top of Page
Top of Page